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Urge Dallas Area Rapid Transit to Add Gender Identity to Nondiscrimination Policies

The Economic Opportunity and Diversity Committee of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system has approved a measure that would add gender identity to DART's nondiscrimination policy. The move is particularly important in the wake of an incident involving a transgender employee who was openly discriminated against by DART officials, told that she couldn't wear certain clothing to work, wear her hair a certain way, or use any bathrooms.

This measure now goes before DART's entire Board of Directors, who will vote on the measure in June 2010. Take a second and urge these DART board members to support a nondiscrimination policy that includes gender identity. No employee should have to face discrimination at the workplace, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion, gender, age, or disability status.

This petition was delivered to:
  • President, DART
    Gary Thomas
  • Director of Media Relations, DART
    Morgan Lyons

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